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Glavin Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gláimhin, from a diminutive of glámh ‘satirist’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Láimhín, formerly Mag Fhlaithimhín, from flaitheamh ‘ruler’. Mag Láimhín has sometimes been ‘translated’ Hand, from the similarity of the reduced form to lámh ‘hand’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lavin, Gavin, Slavin, Clavin, Flavin, Glave, Savin, Glackin, Levin

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Glavin Family Origin

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Glavin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Factory Hand

    13%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%

In 1881, the most common Glavin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 63% of Glavin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glavin family was Merchant. Farmer, Factory Hand and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glavin.

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